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Virtual Early Career Forum

Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) and the Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C) are pleased to invite you to our first early-career forum, where 10 early-career members will give 3 min TED-style talks (elevator pitches), and 6 mid-career/senior investigators will give 8 min talks on what it takes for continued success, challenges and answer questions.

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Dr. Mo Zhao’s Blog

I became interested in muscle biology during undergrad, and I am still amazed and excited by how one simple function like muscle contraction can involve such genetic and cellular complexity. After graduation, I knew I wanted to work in research, but wasn’t ready to go as far as doing a PhD…

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Dr. Nicolas Dumont’s Blog

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I started my lab in April 2016, even though it feels like yesterday. When I look back at these last four years, I realize the tremendous amount of work that needs to be done to set up a lab…

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CPD-accredited webinar | Up and coming stars in NMD

Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) and the Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C) are pleased to invite you to a webinar on up and coming stars in NMD. This webinar is primarily targeted at Canadian clinicians, academics and trainees with an interest in neuromuscular disease. NMD4C and MDC are providing organizational and technical support, and this…

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Dr. Melissa Bowerman’s Blog

When the first COVID-19  lockdown happened (March 17th for us in the UK), it was so sudden and drastic that the next few months were simply a whirlwind…

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Dr. Martine Tetreault’s Blog

As I write this blog, I remember starting my Master’s degree under the supervision of Dr. Bernard Brais and telling him I would never do a PhD. After two years as a research assistant, I decided to pursue a PhD and here I am today…

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Dr. Natasha Chang’s Blog

August 1, 2020 marked my lab’s first birthday. The last 366 days have been quite a roller coaster ride (it was even a leap year!). Having to build a lab from scratch is no easy task. I was literally given a room with…

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Dr. Kristina Joyal’s Blog

What motivates us to do what we do? As I reflect on these last few weeks, walking alongside a young family whose long-awaited firstborn was diagnosed with SMA by newborn screening as they struggle with the diagnosis and stress of lumbar punctures every 2 weeks in addition to the challenges of being new parents…

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Dr. Nicolas Chrestian’s’ Blog

I was born and raised in France. I finished my MD there and then I turned my eyes to Canada after meeting my lovely wife where I completed my training in neurology at Laval University. I did an elective in child neurology and decided to complete my training at McGill University. 3 mentors oriented my choices and career…

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